Best Book For Rails

Everyone’s right. The Dave Thomas books on Pragmatic Programmers are must-have and all-you’ll-ever-need-to-have:

Programming Ruby

Agile Web Development with Rails


Jose Hales-Garcia

UCLA Department of Statistics

It depends on your background and on what your goals are.

If you have no Ruby experience I recommend Ruby for Rails. Then Agile Web Development with Rails.

If you have little programming experience the new book Rails Solutions provides a clear and gentle introduction.

I have a short review of most of the available books on my blog:

Michael Slater

Jose Hales-Garcia wrote: